Price for white homing pigeons.

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by r4eboxer, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. r4eboxer

    r4eboxer Crooked Creek Poultry

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    There is an ad in our local bulleting for white homing pigeons. They are asking three dollars each. Is this a good price? I have just started looking into adding "Doves" AKA white homing pigeons as a means of income for my homestead. I don't know if they are chicks or full grown etc. I figure if they are grown they will just return to their previous home after I release them the first time.
     
  2. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You don't buy pigeons as chicks. Unflown young birds can be homed to your loft. Older birds and flown birds are homed to his loft. You breed babies out of them that will be homed to your loft.
    The average price is 15$ each, I would question the quality of the birds @ 3$.
     
  3. gunnarwordon

    gunnarwordon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a white homer can run from 12-20 bucks for a decent one, so 3 is great! i wonder what condition they are in tough.....
     
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You won't know how well they home until you try. At $3 you aren't really losing anything if they turn out to be just pretty pigeons.
     
  5. gunnarwordon

    gunnarwordon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good point!
     
  6. Towman72gmc

    Towman72gmc Chillin' With My Peeps

    At this time of year I would assume that they are adult birds, at least last years young. If you get them use them as breeders and fly their young.
     
  7. ru53

    ru53 Out Of The Brooder

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    I to , am trying to find some white homers, do you all know where i might could find them,,,, thanks for any help, ru53, in ga.
     
  8. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a breeder pair of pure white homers for 35 bucks, working out good. Ask if you can see the birds first.
     
  9. billy 42

    billy 42 New Egg

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    i have young white homers great and prety birds,will sell $10.00 each,if you live close to me,have seven just banded.
     
  10. billy 42

    billy 42 New Egg

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    i for got to say i have some young ready to train to $10.00 i live in columbus nc,email [email protected] phone 828-817-0647,igarant tee my birds.
     

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